Bring in the Hummingbirds

The ruby-throated hummingbirds are back for the summer.  With a combination of the right plants and feeders you can attract more of these beautiful birds to your yard and garden. Hummingbirds are attracted to annuals like petunias, fuchsia, salvia and [...]

May 15, 2019|

Attract Baltimore Orioles to your Backyard

Bird lovers anxiously watch for the first Baltimore Orioles to return to the area in the spring and every day I am listening for their distinct song.  Orioles are common at bird feeders but not any feeder will do.  Orioles [...]

May 1, 2019|

Attracting Birds in Winter

Feeding and watching the birds is fun and educational for the entire family. Winter birds in our area include blue jays, cardinals, chickadees, nuthatches, juncos, woodpeckers just to name a few.   This time of year, birds need food and [...]

January 8, 2019|

Orioles are Back!

It seems all the birds came back to my yard this weekend!  Rose breasted grosbeaks, cat birds, and orioles all made an appearance. Orioles with their beautiful, bright orange and black colors spend the winters in Florida, Central America and northern [...]

May 7, 2018|

Attract More Hummingbirds

The ruby-throated hummingbirds are back for the summer.  With a combination of the right plants and feeders you can attract more of these beautiful birds to your yard and garden.  Hummingbirds are attracted to annuals like petunias, fuchsia, salvia and [...]

May 25, 2016|

Attracting Orioles with Feeders

Bird lovers anxiously watch for the first Baltimore Orioles to return to the area in the spring.  Orioles are common at bird feeders but not any feeder will do.  Orioles enjoy fruit and nectar.  Sargent's has a variety of feeders [...]

May 4, 2016|

Leave Some Treats for the Birds

I always leave some of my perennials standing through the winter for  several reasons.  Various stems of taller plants poking up through the snow provide great winter interest along with other ornamental trees and shrubs.  More importantly, leaving plants up [...]

November 3, 2015|

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